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May 16, 2012 6:00pm EDT
became d.c. classics. tonight the entire area mourning the loss of chuck brown, who has died at the age of 75. few artists in our town have had the enduring impact chuck brown had. a month or so ago he was admitted to john hopkins hospital with a publicly undisclosed illness. since that time, the rumor mill was filled with stories about his condition and whether indeed he was even still alive. today it was confirmed chuck brown has died. reportedly from complications with pneumonia. ♪ >> reporter: charles brown's musical career spanned some 50 years. there was seldom a moment when he and his guitar were not together jamming out in front of a crowd of bobbing heads and moving feet. the north carolina native got his start in the '60s playing the guitar for a d.c. based latin band. by the early '70s chuck brown was coming into his own and go-go was born. the godfather of go-go what the world came to call brown, creator of a musical genre that became synonymous with d.c. brown described it as jazz infused funk music with latin and african flairs driven by percussian and accente
May 23, 2012 5:00pm EDT
candidate brown to verbally attack then-mayor fenty. tonight, many still want ton if mayor gray had knowledge of this. vincent gray's campaign for mayor was a long time ago but questions about what went on behind the scenes won't go away. mayor gray refused to talk about two of his campaign workers charged this week. >> this is an ongoing pending investigation and there is nothing, really, i can comment on and this is obviously continuing to unfold. >> reporter: according to authorities, brown was not lying when he said members of gray's campaign paid him to stay in the race. brown has always said that the mayor knew about it. the mayor always denied it. >> i think i will stay with what i said before and there is that continuing investigation. it has been for months. >> reporter: wednesday, gray's campaign worker howard brooks was charged with making a false statement to the fbi when he said he never gave money to brown's campaign. we went to brooks' silver spring home seeking comments but no one answered the door. before he was charged this morning, council hab mary chay, who led a
May 15, 2012 1:00am PDT
's senate seat. scott brown has taken more money from any other from the securities and investment sector, taken more money than any other senator from the venture capital and the private equity firms. he's taken more money from the hedge fund industry. this guy isn't even from new york. nope. wall street has a guy on the inside inside. his name is scott brown. in the first quarter of this year, the city of which he received more itemized donations than any other place is new york city, which is not in massachusetts. they call him one of wall street's favorite congressmen for a republican. they call him that for two reasons. you might remember what scott brown did when they were first writing the wall street rules. you remember his specific contribution. they thought there was going to be $19 billion in implementation costs in rules. who should pay for it after it nearly destroyed the american economy? who should pay for that? it's going to be paid for by the banking sector. scott brown amended the bill so the banks would not have to pay the costs. you would. taxpayers would have to pay t
May 16, 2012 5:00pm EDT
talking about how he saw chuck brown in his old place in southeast d.c. called the shelter room and told some friends in the music industry you got to record this guy because he's got something new and different. one real quick story if i can, chuck used to play at a place down in northwest as the knights of columbus club if i'm not mistaken. one of my daughters used to hang out there all the time and i had a problem with that because it could get a little tricky down there. you know, when the show was over. >> yeah. >> i went down one night. she, you know, was defiant so she went anyhow. i went down one night just to check out what was going on. it happened to be a night chuck was there. i stayed in -- she to this day doesn't know i was in the house that night. so don't tell her. all right? i was in the back. i hadn't heard chuck for several years. it had been years since i had seen him live. i left that place and told her when she got home that night. okay. you can go down to knights of columbus but only when chuck brown is there. can we have that deal? and she was like, okay. because
May 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
billion budget deficit. governor jerry brown announced yesterday the shortfall and nearly twice what was expected and he's warning bigger cuts and higher taxes could be on the way. abc7 news reporter john alston shows us the potential impact. >> reporter: next weekend seniors at san francisco state are set to graduate, but students who still have more time to go are bracing for more cuts and higher tuition. students like kenny lee, who is thinking about finding another part-time job. >> i want to get one more part-time job even though i am already working around 15 hours a week now. probably i will need to get one more just to support myself and to pay my tuition. >> this latest jolt came from governor brown who released this video, announcing that $9 billion budget deficit predicted in january has now ballooned to $16 billion. he says tax revenues have not increased as much as expected because the economy has not bounced back. the governor used the opportunity to make another sales pitch for his november tax initiative. >>> the plan as high income earners to pay up to 3% more in the
May 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
the age of the average ceo. gov. brown releases his budget tomorrow in the wake of higher than anticipated deficit. >>> we face a $16 million hole >>> the governor brands higher deficit of lower tax revenue cuts to education and public safety and not acceptable he wants to increase taxes for the highest earners and increase sales taxes, fellow democrats will help sell the measure to voters. >>> between now and november all of us will be aggressive in talking about the importance of the governor's tax measure. >>> it could be a hard sell, where voters are resistant to increase taxes republicans have reacted by saying there must be more cuts. despite her unpopularity oakland mayor is staying put. organizers for the recall announce they're unable to get the 20,000 signatures needed to qualify for the november election. according to a recent poll 3 out of 4 oakland residents are not happy with the mayor's performance but the majority of voters are not ready for a recall because it is costly. >>> and why they don't totally agree with me on everything people want this to work on the issues i am
May 23, 2012 11:00pm EDT
worked with thomas gore who had to pay sulaimon brown. gore pleaded guilty yesterday to four charges in the case. >>> an honor for a fallen maryland state trooper today. laura evans is everywhere at 11:00. >> new highway signs were unveiled today and put up along the beltway to honor trooper wesley brown who was shot to death in june of 2010 when he worked security at a forestville restaurant. he made a huge impact on the lives of those who knew him. he started a mentoring program called young men enlightening other men. >> key witnesses changing their stories about the night trayvon martin was killed. according to the orlando sentinel, a woman who said she saw two men running now says she only saw one person. another woman who saw the fight initially said she couldn't tell who was on top during the fight now believes it was george zimmerman. zimmerman claims he shot martin in self-defense. >>> the first ever free presidential elections in egypt today had women flocking to the polls. it's a much anticipated end to the rocky transitional period there after last year's ouster of former
May 13, 2012 11:30pm PDT
investment to happen. >>> jerry brown is set to unveil his revised budget plan after announcing the state faces an even bigger deficit than predicted. brown said the budget gap will grow almost $7 billion more than expected due to weak tax revenues and slow progress in cutting budgets. the projected shortfall is now $16 billion. tomorrow in los angeles, brown is scheduled to introduce a new fiscal plan and outline how he proposes to fill that budget gap. one effort to recall oakland major gene quan appears to be fizzling out. one plan has until tomorrow to collect signatured needed. there won't be enough time to gather all the required signatures. the southbound group has until july 2nd to -- the second group has until july 2nd to collect the needed signatures. >>> despite indication that is the group had planned to leave, there had been word protesters would remove their farming equipment but instead the university says the group stayed overnight. the occupiers took over the land back on earth day and want to create a community urban farm. the project is set to begin on the land this wee
May 13, 2012 6:30pm PDT
they want. >>> gov. brown releases his revised budget tomorrow and sacramento based upon a higher than anticipated budget deficit. >>> we now face a $16 billion hole >>> the governor blantyre deficit on lower tax revenue, cuts to education and public safety are not acceptable. it wants to increase taxes on the highest earners an increase sales taxes. democrats said they will help the governor sell the proposal >>> between now and november all of us aggressive in talking about the importance of the governor's tax measure >>> it could be a hard sell voters are resistant to increase taxes republicans have reacted by saying there must be more cuts. five days later it is the hottest political news, president obama's support of same-sex marriage was the hot topic on the sunday morning talk shows and. critics said the revelation will cost them a second term, he is shifting away from focusing on the economy. supporters applaud the president saying he is headed in the right direction. >>> he has gone 95% of the white but federal rights is important. in 1967 the federal courts adjudicated the qu
May 17, 2012 4:30am EDT
a private tour of the national zoo. >>> and father of go go music chuck brown is dead. brown died at johns hopkins hospital wednesday from multiple organ failure. >> closing arguments are expected today in the john edwards' trial. defense rested yesterday without calling his daughter or his mistress to the stand. >> and a new world record for the biggest snake head. that is a big fish. you'll hear the effect they have on the ecosystem. >> a little known fact about our own la net charles. you looked like you were going to jump out of your seat when that video popped up. >> sharily is scared of snakes and magan doesn't like rats and mice. what about you? >> all of the above. maybe not so much frogs. no s. >> how the are roads looking this morning? >> the roads are in great shape so far. no delays from harford county all the way down to the fort mchenry tunnel. the beltway going to be clear up to town send and the jfx is also going to be nice and clear. >> weather wise -- >> i think it's time to leave. >> weather wise things much better after monday and tuesday. wednesday was great. keep it g
May 21, 2012 5:00pm EDT
ranking member shelby, senators menendez, kirk, schumer, and brown. in addition, i want to thank majority leader reid for his determination to get this legislation through the senate. i look forward to working with my colleagues in the house to quickly come together on a final bill that the president can sign soon. it is important that congress acts swiftly so that we can continue to put pressure on the iranian regime to end its illicit and illegal nuclear activity. again, i thank all my colleagues for their support of the iran sanctions bill today. i yield the floor. a senator: madam president? the presiding officer: the senator from new jersey. mr. menendez: madam president, first, let me thank the majority leader for his doggedness in making sure that we could come to an agreement that sends a clear message to iran before the p-5 plus one talks take place this week. his commitment made a difference. and let me thank the chairman of the banking committee, senator johnson, who, in an agenda that is incredibly full with all the challenges that the banking committee is taking up, made sure
May 17, 2012 9:00am EDT
. >> is there any limit in your mind as to what they should do? >> hello, hello. >> i don't see that. >> tina brown has revolutionized how provocative and how much you can push magazine covers. and when magazines frankly aren't selling, she's shown that you can uptick sales by what's on the cover. >> also, newspapers, it's the same thing. we live in new york city. and the "new york post" is le e legendary for its cover. >> virgin atlantic is going to let some of its overseas flights from new york to london let people talk on the phone on their cell phones. there are limits to it, but is this a good idea? >> why do i feel like i run a channel of samuel l. jackson and go no more -- phones on that -- plane. i can't imagine that you want to have phone calls while you're in the middle of flying. >> i would think for every happy traveler who can do business, there's a mad traveler. >> and the noise. >> first of all, we are way too connected as a society. when i'm in an elevateder and someone's on the phone, i take my phone out and pretend i'm on a call and start screaming. >> can you imagine the number
May 1, 2012 1:00pm EDT
at the populations we target, we're targeting the brown population. 43% of the undocumented population in the united states are overstaters of visas. that includes the white irish nurse and the health care system in st. louis and she just has a technical violation with immigration. well that's all any of them are. so interior enforcement does not come anywhere near rivaling the frontier and border enforcement. brown is involved in this equation, i'm sorry. my job is to question some of the assumptions. some of the assumptions are that we can prosecute this out of existence. it's your job. my critique in my statement was enforcement only is not going to get it. there is an appropriate place for prosecution and the distribution of joys and costs et cetera. am i hopeful? i'm in the hope business. am i optimistic? i'm not anywhere as optimistic as doug is. we have some entrenched anti-forces to deal with here. the pirate politics and the group politics a raid against rational reform right now are significant. i just want to say that. i'm here. i'll go anywhere. somebody give me a plane ticket, i'll make
May 7, 2012 4:00am PDT
a little more refined. karen brown reports. >> reporter: it seems jarring to think that maynard james keenan, loud and raunchy rocker can also be maynard james keenan, up and coming winemaker. music fans know keenan as front man for tool, a band whose albums have gone multiplatinum, two of them reaching number one. keenan most often sings of anger and pain. a world far removed from this vineyard in jerome, arizona, an historic ghosttown. you're a rock star. you can just slap your name on wine and it would sell? >> that wouldn't be genuine. that wouldn't feel right. we're creating art here. this is not just a commodity. i can't know that unless i made it. if i can hold off releasing the 2010 till spring, that would be good. >> reporter: what he creates are premium high-end wines. his caduceus label, winning over criti critics. "wine spectator" magazine rated one vintage 91 out of 100. his tastings draw art connoisseurs and some hard core music fans. >> only probably the biggest genius in the entire world. >> reporter: his barrel room has also served as a recording studio. here for one
May 19, 2012 11:15pm EDT
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May 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
parking lot and got in his vehicle. >> wes brown, the younger trooper, with the instinct to find good in people, had talked his partner out of making the arrest that might have prevented the murder, a moment peoples says he'll regret for a lifetime. >> even ifly locked him up or arrested -- if i had locked him up or arrested him like my mind said to do, we wouldn't be having this conversation today. >> people said wesley brown stepped outside to use his cell phone because it was noisy outside and he was ambushed in an instant. brown came spilling through this door and peoples was standing right here to grab him. the shooting was still going on. brown died as peoples held him. >> could have been you just as easily. >> it could have been. we all have guardian angels. someone looks after us. wes is my guardian angel as well as he was trying to help mr. williams by telling him to leave and he didn't. >> cyril williams goes to prison the rest of his life. carl peoples lives free, but burdened by sadness and emotions he was talking about for the first time today now that this trial and
May 7, 2012 4:30am EDT
is involved. there is no ands, ifs, or buts about it. we're targeting the brown population. that includes the little white irish nurse in the health-care system in st. louis. well, that is all any of them are. interior enforcement does not come anywhere near rivaling the frontier and border enforcement. brown is a bald in this equation. i am sorry. -- brown is involved in this equation. i am sorry. there are assumptions that we can prosecute this out of the existence. that is your job. when janet paul aquino was governor, the same thing. she wanted to do that. and there is an appropriate place for enforcement. am i hopeful? i am in the hope business. [laughter] am i optimistic? i am not anywhere near as optimistic as doug is. where some really intrenched anti-forces to deal with here. the group politics against rational reform are significant. i just want to say that. i am here. i will go anywhere. somebody give me a pointed end i will make myself -- i will make my case. i am in it for the long haul. i think we all should be. >> just to clarify, we are having these conversations. the raci
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May 19, 2012 9:00am PDT
with terrorism charges . steve brown has the latest. >> well, we are hoping to hear more from police and prosecutor as to why it is that they came up with the conspiracy/terrorism related charges. the neighborhood where the men were picked occupy wednesday night. we have video from just yesterday. keep in mind it was shot yesterday afternoon and a lot of police in this particular neighborhood where the arrest was made and firefighters as well. it a gas leak report, but it seemed like a lot of personnel for a report of a gas leak in one particular building. in this neighborhood nine people were arrest 20 year old brian church and 24 year old jared chase and 24 year old brent betterly. charged with conspiracy to commit terrorism and explosion and providing materials. >>> and we talked with one of the other folks that was arrested, but not charged, and this is his description of how he was handled by police while in custody. >> have a listen. >> they did not speak to us for 18 cohours and didn't let us know what was happening. i was not asked or interrogated or talked to the entire time
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May 19, 2012 4:00pm PDT
demonstrators, police have had to deal with there. our steve brown will join us live outside the chicago courthouse where the suspects were earlier today, coming up inside the fox report. within the hour we expect to hear from that blind chinese activist, remember? he sparked a diplomatic stand off when he escaped house arrest and hid out in or american embassy in that country. a plane carrying chin guanchen ge and his wife, this is video into fox news of him departing china earlier and he's here, ending a month of unternt that tested relation between washington and beijing and it began when cheng sought refuge at the u.s. embassy there after escaping his home. authorities had turned it into a makeshift prison. cutting the human rights advocate off from the rest of the world. but now, again here, in the u.s., where he'll attend law school, we're told at nyu on a fellowship. doug mcelway is live in washington and, i understand they are already putting out the welcome mat. >> reporter: they are, after landing in europe, he's expected to go to manhattan where a welcome ceremony is planned a
May 17, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. in chuck brown died yesterday after battling pneumonia. go go is playing chuck 24/7 and fans are calling in to express their feeling about the d.c. legend. one of the owners of the internet radio station says brown's creation wasn't just about the beat and the music. >> all the bands come off his style. so we just are celebrating him as we would any other. i mean he is our michael jackson basically. >> chuck brown was 75 years old. >>> a warning for drivers in northern virginia, a local county is looking to hand out more traffic tickets, but we're not talking red light cameras, the plan in the works next. >> plus facebook names its price. we talk with a financial expert next about one of the biggest initial public offerings ever. >> and coming up on the edge a neighborhood is taking extra precautions nearly a week after two women were assaulted. we'll be right back. [ mechanical humming ] [ male announcer ] we began with the rx. ♪ then we turned the page, creating the rx hybrid. ♪ now we've turned the page again with the all-new rx f sport. ♪ this is the next chapter f
May 30, 2012 5:00pm EDT
. stearns and the gentlewoman om -- the gentlewoman from florida, ms. brown, each will control 20 pins. the gentleman from florida. mr. stearns: i rise in strong support of h.r. 4201, a bill introduced by my good friend, mike turner, from ohio. as our nation's service members continue to endure long deployments oversea the service civil relief act is there to protect their interests at home. at its core, it ensures that service members have certain protections in the event that military service everything from mortgages to cell phone contracts, it simply fails to protect one uniform framework for protecting service members' rights under child custody actions by state courts. this bill would protect these rights by amended the scra to require that if a court gives temporary custody of a service member's child to someone else because of the service member's deployment, the service member has the opportunity to have the previous custody order reinstated upon their return. this would occur unless the court determines that such a move would not be in the best interest of the child. it would
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May 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
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May 22, 2012 11:00am EDT
candidate suleiman brown to attack then-mayor adrian fenty. and destroyed evidence to obstruct the ongoing federal investigation. that's a felony and he could face up to 20 years in prison. but gore is thought to be cooperating with authorities, and may be providing the first real insight into how vincent gray's 2010 campaign for mayor spent money off the books. now the big question, what does vincent gray know about all of this? so far, he's not talking. barbara? >> thank you, tom. >>> and we'll continue to follow developments from the courthouse throughout the day. and now to the tough morning on the roads. especially i-95 and the dale city area. northbound 95 was shut down just before 8:00 this morning while police investigated an accident involving several vehicles. one person was killed in that accident, it came just hours after two other serious accidents on southbound 95. in the same area. one of those accidents involved an overturned van, and left one person dead and another critically injured. >>> well let's see how things are moving on the roads right now, let's check in with dan
May 2, 2012 4:00pm EDT
're looking at the populations, we're targeting a brown population. 43% of the undocumented population of the united states are overstayers of visas of one kind or another. that includes the little white irish nurse from the health care system in st. louis and she has a technical violation with immigration. well, that's all any of them are. so, you know, interior enforcement does not come anywhere near rivalling the frontier and border enforcement. so brown is involved in this equation. i'm sorry. there are other ways of dealing with it. my job is to question some of the assumptions. some of the assumptions are that we can prosecute this out of existence. that's your job. when janet napolitano was governor and when she was an attorney, same thing. she wanted to do that. that's not going to get it. my critique in my statement was enforcement only is not going to get it. there is the appropriate place for enforcement for prosecution, for all of those, for the distribution and the costs, et cetera. am i hopeful? i'm in the hope business. am i optimistic? i'm not anywhere near as optimisti
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May 15, 2012 6:00am PDT
jerry brown proposes some $8 billion in some painful budget cuts, and warns that $6 billion more could be slashed if voters don't approve his tax hikes. >> we didn't lose any money, we just didn't get it. when you make a prediction about the capitalist system, it is an estimate. a guesstimate. there is no certainties. i know you would like an exact prediction of the business cycle. it doesn't exist. wait. do you know the difference between saying hey, i think i'm going to get a bonus next year, and wrong? or as you walk to work, you lost your wallet? and $200 is gone. so one is a loss of actual dollars. and the other is coming out inaccurate on the predictions you make of a complex global flow of capital all over the world. martha: they counted on a whole lot of revenue that didn't come into the coffers basically and we're joined by stuart varney, anchor of varney & company. very fired up governor jerry brown there. what went wrong in california, stuart? >> he delivered a huge shock when he raised the decifit estimate from $9 billion, to $16 billion. bottom line martha is governor brow
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May 16, 2012 2:00am PDT
♪ >> good morning. thanks for joining us. i am heather cheryleds. >> i am patti ann browne. >> explosive back-to-back testimony could begin in the corruption trial of john edwards. the presidential candidate himself could take the stand. good morning. >> could get very interesting heather. they are indicating their case is winding down. they aren't saying if they plan to call him or his mistress to take the stand this morning. it is uncertain whether edwards will testify. that would open him up to examination by the prosecution. he admitted he lied about inch of this case including fathering rielle hunter's child. a greater unknown is hunter. she is remained largely unseen and unheard than conducting a handful of interviews about two years ago. she was listed as a potential witness but did not testify. of the three she is most likely to take the stand and defend her dad who is facing 30 years in prison. he's charged with using campaign cash to hide his mistress and their love child from the rest of the world. >> might be putting on his daut tore show the mind set of the edw
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May 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
. the defense claim was that there was one orange brown smudge on the bathroom wall, she had a fake tan the day before and that indicated there was no struggle at all. martha: quite unusual in a case like this, the victim's parents plan to testify for the man accused of killing their daughter, right phil? >> reporter: quite unusual. everybody related to this case seems to believe the husband. now, there's no way he would have ever killed his wife, and he had absolutely no motive for that. so this is basically going to come down to the testimony of doctors versus doctors. the medical examiner for miami-dade versus their own medical experts that the defense has hired, who will be here to testify. and key evidence for the police, they say the bed appeared that he hadn't slept in it the night before and the car's hood was still warm in the driveway. martha: and he says in the tape there are marks on her neck, which we'll hear more about on this, too. phil, thank you very much, phil keating on another case in florida. bill: team obama releasing its first official campaign attack ad going after romne
May 17, 2012 12:00pm EDT
, conrad, johnson of south dakota, brown of ohio, cardin, whitehouse, kerry, akaka, and harkin. mr. reid: i ask unanimous consent that the mandatory quorum under rule 22 be waived. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. reid: madam president, this is the -- i have spoken before, madam president, abouts the importance of the f.d.a. bill, something we have to get done. literally, people's lives dpep depend on it. it addresses so many things with the f.d.a. to make it a better position. we have to get this done. as i've said before, if my republican colleagues don't like the bill, offer an amendment, offer an amendment to take that out, put something in, if you don't like it. but i would hope that we don't have to go through voting on cloture on monday night. we should be legislating this coming monday. so i am stunged that once again our motion to proceed when there's been an agreement that we would proceed to this with relevant amendments, which everybody says that that's what they want to do -- it's not germane amendments, which is very narrow;s it relevant amendments. it gives peopl
May 31, 2012 7:00am EDT
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May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> jerry brown releases the revised budget. >> we are facing a $16 billion hole. not the 9 billion, we thought in january. this means we have to go much further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. >> the governor gave a glimpse of the projection through a you tube video. blames the ballooning deficit on slow recovery and judges and administrators for blocking health cuts for the poor. they include education and state compensation and welfare. we talked to a mother in in the county. >> i work hard. pay taxes. we are trying to get the kids in college and get a good education for that. california is supposed to be, people move here because it is great. we are definitely in a bad place. >> they must approve tax hikes temporarily raising the sales tax by a quarter of a % and increase income taxes on people earning at least $250,000 a year. we have posted his people on the state will receive much needed revenues with facebook's public offering. it is expected to happen on friday. it will be between 28 and $35 a share. california predicts more t
May 19, 2012 7:00am PDT
of 20-year-old raheem brown by a school police sergeant. brown was allegedly trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver when he was shot. the grand jury is also examining accusations that the school's police chief made racist remarks after a golf tournament. >>> police in richmond are stepping up patrols after a series of shootings yesterday a ktvu photographer rode along with two officers. the officers say there's a feud going on between two gangs, one from central richmond, the other from north richmond. >> i don't want gang members from north richmond to come down here, drive by and shoot them up and have them shoot back and cause chaos for everybody, all the people who are not involved who are just trying to live their lives. >> richmond police say they are using a new program that targets gang members and directs them to jobs and social programs. they say overall violent crimes in the city is down the past two years. >>> a judge has given the green light to dig up a long lost south bay cemetery. construction workers at valley medical center in san jose stopped the hammer
May 15, 2012 7:00pm PDT
last thing, aaron brown, a prominent democrat at the time had written to mrs. james k.polk referring or to rufus king who he lived with as buchanan's better half his wife and aunt fancy who had riled out in her best clothes. >> it was a whisper campaign. people were opposed to him. james buchanan was a pro-slavery northerner. >> that's what is so upsetting about the existence of james buchanan, not that he was the first bachelor president. >> he did sleep with some slaves. that may have been the issue. i made that up. >> also keep in mind that his nieces had burned all of the correspondences that he had with ruckus. >> rufus. >> ruckus. >> they caused quite a ruckus. >> i don't know why i have ruckus. why did they burn those letters? >> i don't know. i don't know. i don't know why he wrote to rufus. >> jr last word? >> we are acting like this is a devastating bad thing for -- to even accuse him up. it's a fine situation. it's fine. you are not going to get me past the point. social security drinks a direct come -- there is a direct thing between his
May 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
? >> they didn't really ban it. they just took it out of brown hands. they banned mexicans, basically. they got rid of mexican-american studies. they put all of the books that they took away from students. they boxed them and put them away. the catch-22 seems to be that anybody who's not from that ethnic studies world could teach it. but that there would be disciplinary action, as i understand it, if anyone complains about those being taught. so in essence, they've been what i call a soft banning. they're out of the picture. and -- >> but just look at the books. i brought a list of the titles. chicano, the history of the mexican civil rights movement, boxed. critical theory by delgado and stepanic, boxed. 500 year history of pictures, boxed. occupied america, boxed. rethinking columbus, the next 500 years, boxed. the oppressed, boxed. and then howard zenness, the people's history of the united states? >> he's a lefty. >> sandros cisneros, zapata's disciple, feminism is for everybody, jonathan kozel's savage inequalities, luis rodriguez is always running, by the lake of sleeping children and nob
May 30, 2012 6:00pm PDT
a coincidence that it has turned out that way so far? joining us now is judith browne diana. he's a civil rights attorney and co-director of the advancement project. she represented the naacp in a 2000 lawsuit to remedy voting rights in florida. thanks for being here. >> thanks for having me, rachel. >> you are much more deeply involved in the vagueries of florida voting law than i am. did i get anything wrong in the way i explained what's going on in florida now in terms of how you understand the facts? >> you got it right. >> okay. it's complicated and it's quickly changing and a lot of this stuff hasn't been debated. it seems to being done at the initiative of the florida governor. is the governor consulting with lawyers in order to -- is this the kind of thing that other states are doing? is this a standard process that florida's going through, or is this something unusual? >> well, i mean, it's florida taking out their old bag of tricks. and they have come up with a new list and the list is flawed. i mean, a 91-year-old world war ii veteran? i mean, come on. really, governor scott? this is
May 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
regulations and chase stock plummeted on friday. >>mark: gov. jerry brown will lay out the plans that of the revised state spending plan today. day -- the budget is down an additional 7 billion from january. the governor glances on the economy and the housing market. he says education will likely take a major hit. public schools will have to shorten their school year for up to three weeks and college students will probably have to pay more for their degree. >> it will really affect my family's ability to pay for not just my education bomb isoprenes education i have a part-time job. it is deftly hard to balance that with my studies. >> i'm asking you, the people of california, to approve a plan. i'm asking high income orders to pay up to 3% more for seven years. we agree says taxes for one fourth of one percent. >>mark: to get a release this video and youtube of the weekend to encourage voters to agree to increase taxes. >>james: their high clouds around the bank. there are high clouds are round the bay area. will be back in a minute. you're going down! it's all over! no! it's n
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